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Posted On: 12 August 2020 10:50 am
Updated On: 12 August 2020 02:38 pm

2022 FIFA World Cup, 2023 AFC Asian Cup China qualifiers postponed till 2021

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In light of the current coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in many countries, FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have jointly decided that the upcoming qualifying matches for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ and AFC Asian Cup China 2023, originally scheduled to take place during the international match windows in October and November 2020, will be rescheduled to 2021.

With the aim of protecting the health and safety of all participants, FIFA and the AFC will continue to work together to closely monitor the situation in the region and to identify new dates for the respective qualifying matches. Further details on the new dates for the next round of qualifying matches for the FIFA World Cup 2022 and Asian Cup 2023 will be announced in due course.

Source: AlKass Digital
Cover image credit: Marsal Qatar